Mr. Putin’s quick takeover of the Crimean peninsula was no surprise to me. Neither was the Obama administration’s half-butted reaction on Tuesday. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that to show our support for Poland and the...Show More Summary
Minnesota congresswoman Michelle Bachmann devoted much of her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) verbally assaulting Hillary Clinton on a number of issues, including the former Secretary of State’s potential campaign for president in 2016. Show More Summary
This is Peter Hitchen's Mail on Sunday column Last week the Education Secretary, who runs a school system in which selection by ability is actually illegal, got his daughter into one of the most selective schools in the world. But.....
If you're in the middle of reading HRC, Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes's new biography of Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, I do not suggest that you watch House of Cards in your downtime. It's not that the Netflix series about a sociopathic politician will force you to think ill of politicians. Show More Summary
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine Russell delivers remarks at the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award Ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 2014. [State...Show More Summary
Google Director of Ideas and former technology advisor to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Jared Cohen, says that digital "crypto-currencies" like Bitcoin are here to stay. "I think it's very obvious to all of us that crypto-currencies...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Here's yet another way Republicans and Republican spending priorities block justice for workers. According to the Center for Public Integrity: ... the number of Labor Department...Show More Summary
Present CA can’t deliver constitution, claims Gurung SYANGJA, MAR 08 – CPN-Maoist Secretary Dev Gurung has claimed that the promulgation of the new constitution through the present Constituent Assembly (CA) was not possible. Speaking at a press meet organised by the Revolutionary Journalists Association at Waling in Syangja today, leader Gurung said, “Parties in the [...]
Vladimir Putin hates how the Cold War ended, and he's trying to "turn back the clock" as far he can, writes former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in the Washington Post. Which is why it's essential that the US toughen up, she argues. Rice offers a mix of short- and...
Justice secretary's cuts will 'leave people who can't afford to pay privately with only the crumbs of legal aid'.
This week I was honored to have taken the stage with First Lady Michelle Obama, Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom and the 10 outstanding award recipients from around the globe being honored at the 2014 International Women of Courage Awards ceremony. Show More Summary
Holding the position of Chief Secretary to the Treasury through the difficulties of the last 3 and a half years has been a great privilege and an enormous challenge. After the huge task of tackling the deficit, after all the criticism from our opponents, after the headwinds from the Eurozone and the United States. Employment […]
Today Danny Alexander, the Lib Dem Treasury Secretary, will deliver his speech at the Lib Dem Spring Conference in York. In it, he will call on the Tories to agree to Lib Dem plans for a £100 tax cut at the next budget on 19th March. He will put pressure on the Conservatives to accept […]
Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander will say the party’s 2015 manifesto is to include the pledge to almost double the personal income tax allowance to £12,500 as one of the main Liberal Democrat demands in any coalition talks after the 2015 election, compared to the rate of £6,475 that was left by Labour in May 2010. Since […]
Speaking to Jo Coburn on the Daily Politics with journalists Fraser Nelson and Zoe Williams, Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change said UKIP “basically lie to people” and said the Eurosceptic party was scaremongering with claims about immigration figures. The energy and climate change said he respected UKIP for a “clear […]
I watched the BBC's Daily Politics programme the other day which included an interview with Margaret Prosser, now Baroness or Lady Prosser, a former deputy general secretary of Unite, the trade union, if I remember correctly. Now setting...Show More Summary
The World Evangelical Alliance announced on Friday that Secretary General and CEO Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe would not be seeking a third term, and that he would step down from his position when his current term concludes in December 2014.
Labour secretary tells Al Jazeera more economic expansion needed as his department reports 175,000 new jobs in February.
Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary The American economy is changing, and our policy responses -- especially with regard to interest rates as they relate to growth and full employment -- need to be re-examined. I have three propositions: First, as U.S. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hasn't read the military's studies of Vladimir Putin’s body language, the Pentagon said Friday,